"...there is no quality in my heart at all, call it either faith or charity;
but instead of these I set Christ Himself before me,
and I say, “There is my righteousness.”
--Martin Luther

Pastor Rolf Preus

817 4th Street SW

Sidney, MT 59270


Sunday Service and Bible Class

St. John

Bible Class 7am

Divine Service 8am


Lenten Vespers Thursdays 6pm




Bible Class 9:15am

Divine Service 10am


Lenten Vespers Wednesdays 6:15pm


Christmas Eve at 5:30




Welcome to Christ for Us! 

Website last updated on December 9, 2019

Memory Work for October, November, and December, 2019


You may read or listen to "Worthy to Stand Before the Son of Man," based on Luke 21:25-36, preached on December 8, to be aired on December 15.


You may read or listen to "THE LORD OUR RIGHTEOUSNESS," based on Jeremiah 23:5-6, preached on December 1, aired on December 8.


You may read or listen to, "A New Heavens and a New Earth," based on Isaiah 65:17-25, preached on November 24, aired on December 1.


You may read or listen to "We Are Forgiven and We Forgive," based on Matthew 18:21-35, preached on November 17, aired on November 24.


You may read or listen to "Fighting Against the Devil and his Demons," based on Ephesians 6:10-17, preached on November 10, aired on November 17.


You may read or listen to "God Blesses His Saints," based on Matthew 5:1-12, preached on November 3, aired on November 10.




Justification and Mission August 7, 2019

Lutheran Preaching August 9, 2019.


Objective Justification: Four Lectures


Do the Lutheran Confessions Speak to the World Today? (pdf) 4/18/18

Do the Lutheran Confessions Speak to the World Today? (footnotes not formatted)


The Pastor's Role in Catechizing the Faithful in his Congregation 1/15/18


Marriage and the Family, 8/29/17 Audio

Concordia Catechetical Academy has published: Christ for Us, Catechism Sermons of Rolf D. Preus. You may order here.

At my mother's funeral a choir composed of eight of her grandchildren sang this hymn.

Justification 2/17/17

Fatherhood 2/4/17

Can and Ought a Christian be Certain of his Salvation? By U. V. Koren

We follow the historic lectionary at the congregations of our parish. The sermon is preached one Sunday and then recorded to be broadcast on the following Sunday.  It is usually uploaded on Monday.

Due Process According to God's Word and in the Church Today

You may read or listen to: The Pastor: CEO or Shepherd.

Forgive Us Our Trespasses by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

The Doctrine of Church and Ministry Today in the LCMS, the WELS, and the ELS by Rev. David R. Preus

Justification and the Sacrament by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

Bishops: Who Needs Them? by Rev. Rolf D. Preus

"What God Joins Together: Speaking the Truth in a World of Falsehood." You may listen to it here.

Pr. Rolf Preus


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